To analyze the prevalence and degree of malnutrition among patients with cancer who were sent to an Oncological Nutrition visit.
MATERIAL AND METHODS
It is an observational crosssectional descriptive study. First nutrition visit data of all patientes aged ≥ 18 with cancer who were evaluated from march of 2008 to february of 2012 were used. A… (More)
Up to 30-40% of the patients starting artificial nutritional support develop hypophosphatemia. In general, patients with mild and moderate hypophosphatemia do not have symptoms, but severe hypophosphatemia is the hallmark of refeeding syndrome.
To determine the incidence of hypophosphatemia in not critically ill patients receiving enteral… (More)